Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission Recruitment 2020/2021

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Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Ghana Securities & Exchange Commission Recruitment 2020/2021.

The Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC Ghana) which is the statutory body mandated by the Securities Industry Act, 2016 (Act 929) to promote the orderly growth and development of an efficient, fair and transparent securities market in which investors and the integrity of the market are protected.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Senior Manager, Legal and Enforcement

Job Purpose:

• To provide the necessary legal advice and support services to the Management and employees on the implementation of applicable laws and best practices to achieve the objectives of the Commission.

Some Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

• Provide interpretation and assist with the implementation of relevant laws, regulations, and directives relating to the work of the SEC.
• Represent the Commission in Litigation either with the Commission’s Legal Team or with its External Solicitors.
• Conduct extensive legal research and analysis and to provide legal opinions when required.
• Handle, formulate and draft legislation, Codes, Directives, Guidelines, Circulars, etc, and amendment thereof as required by the SEC.
• Ensure the compliance by market operators with the provisions of the securities industry laws, Codes, Directives, Guidelines, Circulars, etc including licensing of the market operators
• Assist in Instructing, liaising, and evaluating external solicitors in the provision of services to the Commission.
• Prepare contracts and other legal documents to protect the interest of the Commission.
• Monitor the evolution of the regulatory framework, make impact analysis and update management.
• Identify legal risks for the Commission and provide advice.
• Provide corrective action in cases where laws have been ignored or misconstrued.
• Resolve problems in cases where laws have been ignored or misconstrued.
• Provide Company Secretarial Services in the absence of the Board Secretary.
• Work under the Head, Legal and Enforcement, and with other members of the department and other departments when required etc.

Qualifications

• Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Professional qualification in Law (BL)
• Must have an MBA or masters in Law (LLM) in a field relevant to the work of the SEC
• Must be a member of the Ghana Bar Association and in good standing.
• Must be 12 years or more at the Bar with relevant work experience, four (4) of which must be a similar position in a reputable organisation.

Skills Required:

• Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, Codes, Directives, Guidelines, and Circulars relating to securities market operations.
• Knowledge and experience in securities market operations.
• Investigative skills.
• Analytical skills.
• Report writing skills.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Ability to manage time and work within timelines.
• Good team player and team-building skills
• Ability to conduct self in a manner that elicits trust, respect, and confidence.
• Good communication – verbal and written skills.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in other departments on legal matters with ease
• IT skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), etc.

Job Title: Senior Manager, Exchanges and Markets

Job Purpose:

• To be the focal person for the Commodity Exchange and Warehouse Receipt System Project and shall provide leadership, technical and operational direction for the attainment of the objectives of the Commodity Exchange Unit of the Commission.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement the Commodity Exchange plan and strategies.
• Coach, mentor, and train the staff of the Commodity Exchange unit.
• Ensure the effective running of the Commodity Exchange unit.
• Evaluate the operational effectiveness of the Commodity Exchange and Warehouse Receipt system and make recommendations for improvement.
• Enforce securities laws, regulations, rules, and best practices of the Commodity Exchange and Warehouse Receipts system.
• Conduct surveillance of trades and investigate abusive trade practices.
• Conduct on-site and off-site inspections of Commodity Exchange, Self-Regulated Organisations for the Warehouse Receipt System, and commodity market operators.
• Process license and new product applications.
• Develop programmes of work for inspections and trade surveillance.
• Lead consultations with stakeholders.
• Develop and/or make contributions to draft Laws, Regulations, and procedure manual.
• Contribute to the strategic document of the Commodity Exchange unit, department, and the Commission.
• Enhance output by strict application of the law to issues etc.

Qualifications

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Agribusiness, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, or any other relevant field from an accredited tertiary institution.
• Relevant professional qualification(s) will be an advantage.
• A minimum of twelve (12) years post-Bachelor’s degree relevant work experience, four (4) of which must be in a similar position in a reputable organisation.

Skills Required:

• Must have working experience in Commodity Exchange and Warehouse Receipt system practices and/or regulation.
• In-depth knowledge and experience in securities market regulation with emphasis on Commodity Exchange and Warehouse Receipt systems.
• Strong track-record in Warehouse Receipt and Commodity Exchange practices, procedures, and regulation.
• Demonstrable understanding of policies and procedures for the operation of Commodity Exchange and Warehouse Receipt systems.
• Strong managerial and administrative competence.
• Knowledge and experience in the securities industry.
• Strong managerial and administrative and skills.
• Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
• Good team leader, player, and team-building skills.
• Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to conduct self in a manner which elicits trust, respect, and confidence
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Strong ethical and professional skills.
• IT skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) et

Job Title: Senior Manager, Communications and External Affairs

Job Purpose:

• To provide leadership in managing and directing the Commission’s communications and international relations by designing plans and implementing strategies that foster or enhance good relations with all stakeholders within and outside Ghana including capital market regulators in other jurisdictions and International Organisations to achieve the objectives of the Commission.

Responsibilities:

• Identify the communication needs of the Commission and promote communication flow within and outside the Commission.
• Design and implement annual communication plans and strategies for the Commission.
• Serve as the Commission’s spokesperson.
• Undertake activities that will improve upon the image and reputation of the Commission
• Conduct feedback, media, and public opinion based research on the Commission and proffer appropriate recommendations for corrective action.
• Manage the content of the website and all other social media handles of the Commission.
• Design, edit, and update promotional and investor educational materials, publications, brochures, videos, social media posts.
• Prepare press releases and keynote addresses for the
• Coordinate, prepare and review speeches/presentations of the Director-General and other Executive Management members.
• Build positive relations with key stakeholders including the media, investor community, the relevant government agencies, and licensed capital market operators.
• Strengthen relations with the Commission’s partners and other regulators within and outside the country
• Review and monitor the implementation of executed bilateral/multilateral MOUs.
• Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports on all External Affairs activities.
• Manage the team to achieve the mandate of the Commission; preparation of work plans, target setting, and conducting performance reviews.
• Supervise the implementation of an annual international relations plan for the Commission.
• Prepare a budget for the unit and ensure adherence etc.

Qualification

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, International Relations, Economics, Finance, or any other related discipline from an accredited tertiary institution.
• Must be a member of a relevant professional body such as CIMG, CIMU, GJA, and be in good standing.
• A minimum of 12 years post-Bachelor’s degree relevant work experience, 4 of which must be a similar position in a reputable organisation.

Skills Required:

• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Excellent research, analytical, and marketing skills.
• Strong negotiation and lobbying skills.
• Strong marketing and promotion techniques.
• Project and event management skills.
• Knowledge and experience in securities market operations.
• Creative, innovative, and good business acumen.
• Excellent, planning, and organisational skills.
• Good leadership, management, and networking skills.
• Strategic decision-making and problem-solving skills.
• Good team leader, player, and team-building skills.
• Ability to inspire and motivate people.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Strong ethical and professional skills.
• IT skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint, etc.)

How to Apply for SEC Ghana Recruitment

Interested candidates should click HERE to apply.

Application Deadline: 1st July 2020.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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